RE: MX record

  • From: "John T \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2005 00:15:07 -0800

Clarification:

 

An MX record is so that other e-mail servers can find where to send e-mail
to you.

 

This is disregardless of flavor of e-mail server used.

 

John T

eServices For You

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Carl Houseman [mailto:c.houseman@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 8:45 PM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] RE: mx record

 

http://www.MSExchange.org/

Exchange does NOT require you to have an MX record in your AD domain's DNS.
Period.

 

The only reason to have one would be for non-Exchange mail servers operating
on your internal network.

 

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From: MJ [mailto:mjtech@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 11:36 PM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] RE: mx record

I don't think that's the case.

in fact you should have an internal MX record in your internal DNS, so your
internal email wouldn't have to be routed out then bak inside.

asus77x, I am not sure what command did you use, but here is an exapmle:

lets say you have a domain named exhcnagedomain.com

in your DNS you have a forward lookup zone called exchangedomain.com, and in
this domain you should have your MX record.

from the command line:

nslookup

set type=mx

exchangedomain.com

 

the answer should be the exchange server FQDN, and the IP Address.

 

hope that helps

 

On 12/22/05, Carl Houseman <c.houseman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: 

http://www.MSExchange.org/

 

In most cases there is no reason to have an MX record in your AD domain's
(internal) DNS.

 

You only need an MX record for your external DNS.

 

If your internal DNS and external DNS share the same domain name, then your
command line query must select the external DNS server.

 

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From: asus77x [mailto:asus77x@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 11:21 PM 
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] mx record

 

Hi guys,

 

I've setup win2k ad + dns + ex2k

But when I query via command line, I can't found mx record.

Anybody can help ?

Thanks.

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